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Grassroots Efforts for Immigration Reform: Voices from Michigan, New York, and Colorado

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Over the past several years, grassroots groups across the country have held mass marches, lobbied government officials and used civil disobedience to ...

Organizing for Immigration Reform: An Interview With Deepak Bhargava

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Mr. Bhargava spoke with me on issues ranging from the potential impact of Latino voters and grassroots mobilizations, and the challenges facing progressive groups in the wake of Arizona's immigration law.

From My Family to Yours: Immigrant Youth Shout Out

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

This week thousands of children will gather in small and large cities in the United States and Mexico to ask Congress to push immigration reform forward and keep families together.

May 1st Voices Ring in New Day in America

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

If asked, each marcher could have shared a slightly different story, some painful memories, some courageous moments, and many dreams of a better future here in the United States.

Arizona's SB1070 Is a Cry for Help

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Seconds after signing with an "unwavering" hand one of the most anti-immigrant pieces of legislation in the United States, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer audibly sighed.

In Search of the Skittish 60 Votes to Pass Immigration Reform

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Why are voters not storming the congressional offices of these Republican senators who have conveniently adopted cowardly if not outright antagonistic positions on the issue of immigration reform?

The Lion, a Green Card, and Arizona

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

I met Daniel recently on our way to Arizona. He was one of 56 CHIRLA bus riders making the personal decision to demonstrate there as "undocumented" citizens.